McKey. Photo: FondrenArtGallery.com

Do you want to unleash your inner creative spirit? Then it’s time for you to pick up a pencil, piece of chalk and brush and begin art classes with Richard McKey. Starting Thursday June 9 (except first Thursdays), 6 pm – 8 pm, there will be an adults only class for beginners at Fondren Art Gallery. The six 2 hour classes will teach drawing, painting, charcoal, pastels, ink, watercolor, acrylic, and oil The cost is $250 and all materials are provided. Space is limited, so stop by the gallery at the corner of State and Duling to sign up. Coming soon: advanced art coaching sessions at McKey’s studio on State Street, just north of Hartfield.